Funeral services for Mr. Luther Hammock, 81, of Hilham,
Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, November 29,
2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery in the
Burristown community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 P.M. until 9
P.M. and Sunday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Hammock passed away on Friday, November 27, 2009, at
Livingston Regional Hospital in Livingston, TN.
He was born May 4, 1928, in Jackson County, TN, to the late
Titus and Louisa Greenwood Hammock. He was a truck
driver for the Jackson County Highway Department, and a
farmer. He was a member of the Old Antioch Community
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Granddaughter: Kaitlin Sevier; 5 Brothers: Elmer, John B.,
Mitchell, and Arvil Hammock, and 1 infant brother; 3 Sisters:
Della Mace and 2 infant sisters; and 1 Half-Sister: Annie Boles.
Survivors include 1 Son: Jerry Smith of Willow Springs, MO; 2
Daughters: Carol Sevier of Gainesboro, TN, and Angela
Hammock Beach of Gainesboro, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Kristin
Sevier, Kelly Smith, and Robin Shepard; 3 Great-
Grandchildren: Katlyn Smith, Melissa Smith, and Jeremiah
Shepard; 1 Sister: Ova Barlow of Hilham, TN; and his
Caregiver & Best Friend – Great Niece: Kathy Dailey of
Hilham, TN. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and
friends also survive.
Rev. Ulis Hammock and Rev. Ricky Carr will officiate at the
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